Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Tweeting at the opera

No, this isn't about going to the opera and forgetting to turn off your cell phone. It's a contest, run by the estimable mistress of the Canadian music blog The Omniscient Mussel. Summarize the plot of an opera on Twitter, using its mandated 140 characters or less.

Actually, this is the second round of the contest. The winning entry from the first round, by Olivia Giovetti: "Seamstress pals around with bohemians in a December-May affair. Receives muff as parting gift." (Puccini's "La Bohème")

Rules for the new contest: